April Development Update

Text Blaze

:magic_wand: Create templates with AI using Auto Write

Using snippets in Text Blaze has always been blazing fast. Now, creating snippets can be just as fast, thanks to Auto Write!

With our new Auto Write feature, just provide a prompt of what type of snippet you would like, and it will create one for you. It will even create form fields for placeholder values in the snippet. Check it out in action:


:busts_in_silhouette: New Organization Admin Control for Connected Folders

Connected Snippet Folders allow your snippets to save or load data from sources like Data Blaze. This is a powerful feature that allows you to customize snippets based on data from your systems.

For Text Blaze Business and Enterprise organizations, this month we gave organization administrators increased control over the usage of Connected Snippets in their organization. They can now restrict the creation of Connected Snippets to only the administrators of their organization. This feature is available from the Advanced Options section of the organization page:

You can learn more about Text Blaze features for teams here.

Data Blaze

:books: Interactive Spaces in the Forum

You can now embed Data Blaze spaces directly in the forum. Just include the new [space] tag and enter your space content as CSV text.

For example, the following:

Name, Points {number}
Sally, 192
Fred, 83

Will output:

We'll be using this a lot to answer questions about Data Blaze in the forum!

This also works on our documentation site and we're updating our documentation with embedded spaces. You can even bundle spaces and snippets together! Check out our updated BSQL guide, which uses this feature to introduce Data Blaze's BSQL capabilities:

:spider_web: Free Web Scraper

We've released a free companion extension for Data Blaze called Free Web Scraper. This tool makes it easy to import content from a web page into Data Blaze.

To use it:

  1. Activate the extension
  2. Click on the parts of a page you would like to import into your Data Blaze space
  3. Let the extension take care of the rest.

Try it out here!




As always...

If you have any questions, feel free to post to our Question and Answer community forums. And if you have anything you would love to see in Text Blaze or Data Blaze, please suggest it in the Features Ideas section.


These are great updates!
I am excited to try this Web Scraper.

Thanks for another great update. Will be playing with Autowrite stuff for sure.

Great stuff! Love the enhanced Admin controls. Thank you!

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This product truly is a gift that keeps on giving, wow !
The new major features that keep rolling out at constant pace (Table, DataBlaze and now a web scrapper ?), the new commands packs, the UI improvements.

You guys are doing it and doing it for real. My productivity thanks you so much !